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The cheapest times to fly from ORD to TSV are

  • January 29th to March 11th
  • April 9th to June 24th
  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 29th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ORD to TSV is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $4128 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1293 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Townsville

Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Townsville (TSV) will usually cost between $1437 to $2944 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3591. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1815 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to TSV flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to TSV route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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ORD to TSV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ORD to TSV flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TSV, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into ORD. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $247 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1753. Return trip prices are from the TSV to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ORD to TSV can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Flight Hacking ORD to TSV

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ORD to TSV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brisbane (ORD > BNE > TSV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1429
  • Average savings: $387 (21.29%)

See ORD to BNE flights

Hack #2: Sydney (ORD > SYD > TSV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1439
  • Average savings: $377 (20.74%)

See ORD to SYD flights

Hack #3: Melbourne (ORD > MEL > TSV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1525
  • Average savings: $290 (15.98%)

See ORD to MEL flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ORD to TSV? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Qantas, SAS, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Townsville Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8896 miles or 14317 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ORD to TSV?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to TSV flight is about 16 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Townsville?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ORD to TSV.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeORD
Origination airport nameChicago O’Hare International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States
Latitude42
Longitude-87.9

Return Airport

Destination codeTSV
Destination airport nameTownsville Airport
CityTownsville
CountryAustralia
Latitude-19.3
Longitude146.8

 

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